Alzheimers disease

By Reilly Burke and Victoria Moore

Alzheimer's Basics

Alzheimer's is a type of dementia that causes problems with memory, thinking, and the way you act. Alzheimer's causes large amounts of nerve cells in you brain to die, making it hard to think clearly. Alzheimer's mostly occurs in older people. Symptoms take time to develop, but over time they get worse, making day to day tasks difficult.

Stages Of ALzheimer's

Alzheimer's starts with no signs of symptoms. Then, very mild decline occurs. Next, mild decline. At this stage, people are starting to lose their memory.Now moderate decline takes place. Moderately severe decline occurs. Next, severe decline happens. Finally, advanced Alzheimer's takes place. At this stage, people can't remember their friends and family. They can't think clearly and they act different.